The latest episode of Workplace Matters looks at how employers can support safe driving practices. What causes driver distraction? What are the important aspects of a driver safety program? How does workplace culture affect driver safety?
We asked Dan McGehee from the National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa and Karen Rehm from the Nebraska Safety Council about how employers can keep their drivers safe.
The questionnaire measures “worker” well-being as a holistic construct rather than simply “workplace” or “work-related” well-being. The NIOSH WellBQ is intended to help researchers, employers, workers, practitioners, and policymakers understand the well-being of workers and target interventions to improve worker well-being, among other applications.
The Healthier Workforce Center recently entered into an Alliance Agreement with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's Federal Region VII to address behavioral health, which includes mental health and substance use, in the workplace.
Congratulations on Your Retirement, Dr. Kevin Kelly!
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Kevin Kelly on his upcoming retirement! Dr. Kelly has been with the Healthier Workforce Center since it was founded in 2006. Be sure to send him well wishes or a retirement limerick before he hits the wilderness for some long-awaited fly fishing time!